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  2. IMPERIAL PREFERENCE. New Plan by the British Cabinet.

    There is a widespread expectancy regarding to-day's debate in the House of Commons on tariff preference initiated by the Liberal amendment to ...

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  3. SINGAPORE BASE.

    The First Lord of the Admiralty (Sir W. C. Bridgeman), in a speech at a luncheon in London to-day, referring to the Singapore naval base, said that ...

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  4. LEAGUE OF NATIONS.

    Newspapers in London suggest that the British letter to the League of Nations in reference to the Irish Treaty raises a delicate question ...

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  5. MOROCCAN WAR. Tightening of Censorship

    The sudden drastic tightening of the Spanish censorship is a symptom of the seriousness of the situation in Morocco, following on the reported ...

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  6. WORLD'S LARGEST MOTOR SHIP.

    Three hundred prominent men, including the engineering superintendents of all the leading shipping companies, were aboard the liner Aorangi, ...

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  7. WIRELESS IN TASMANIA. First Broadcasted Concert.

    Step by step wireless telephony—now worked up to such a wonderful state of efficiency—has been entering into the private and commercial life of Tasmania as ...

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  8. ADVERTISING TASMANIA.

    The Chamber of Commerce to-day decided to give support to the scheme of the Commissioner for Railways, outlined in to-day's "Mercury," for seeing Tasmania. ...

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  9. SHIPPING STRIKE Resumption of Tasmanian Service.

    The steamer Nairana, with 412 passengers on board, left for Launceston this afternoon. Disputes between the Seamen's Union ...

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  10. CESSATION OF THE STRIKE.

    General gratification was expressed throughout the city yesterday at the news published in yesterday's "Mercury" of the cessation of the hold-up of the t.s. Nairana ...

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  11. ALLIED CONFERENCE.

    M. Briand, who was one of the French delegates to the meeting of the Council of the League of Nations in Rome, interviewed by the ...

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  12. SECRETS OF THE WAR.

    The latest volume of the official history of the war discloses the fact that General Townshend, on the authority of the War Office, offered the Turkish ...

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  13. EGYPTIAN AFFAIRS. THREATENING LETTERS TO LORD ALLENBY.

    It is understood that at the meeting of the Imperial Defence Committee to-day they discussed further threatening letters received by the High ...

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  14. BRITISH FOREIGN POLICY. Egypt and Russia.

    Mr. Austen Chamberlain made his first appearance as Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs in the House of Commons to-day. ...

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  15. IMPORTATIONS FROM FOREIGN COUNTRIES.

    Sir Philip Cunliff-Elister (the name assumed recently by Sir Philip Lloyd-Greame), President of the Board of Trade, replying to a question in the ...

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  16. ANGLO-FRENCH ACTION URGED.

    Comment in the French newspapers alludes to the situation as being most anxious, and it is declared that Paris is in constant contact with Madrid. ...

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  17. PREMIER PLEASED.

    Commenting yesterday upon the news of the settlement of the shipping strike which threatened to dislocate traffic between Tasmania and the mainland, the ...

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  18. RELATIONS WITH EGYPT.

    The Minister for Foreign Affairs (Mr. Austen Chamberlain), speaking in the House of Commons on Tuesday said:—In the Sudan, Great Britain must have ...

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  19. GREATEST BUILDING ON EARTH.

    The world's temple to agriculture, to be the largest building in the world, is projected for Chicago. It is to include a radio broadcasting tower rivalling ...

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  20. SPANISH LOSSES.

    The serious plight of the retreating Spaniards in Morocco is indicated by the fact that in the last movement there were 20,000 killed, wounded, and ...

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  21. "BONNET ROUGE" CASE

    During the course of a discussion in the Chamber of Deputies on a clause of the amnesty law concerning M. Malvy, a former Minister for the Interior, and ...

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  22. SYDNEY.

    The Waterside Workcts' Federation to-day invited the soldier workers at the Shipping Labour Burea[?] to declare their intentions regarding the maritime ...

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  23. THE HIGH COMMISSIONERS.

    In connection with the statement made hy Mr. L. C. M. S. Amery, the Secretary of State for the Colonies, that Mr. Winston Churchill, the ...

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  24. AMERICAN NAVAL MANOEUVRES.

    Ascribing the outcry in Japan against the American naval manœuvres in the Pacific to discussion by those not sufficiently familiar with the ...

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  25. VANDALISM.

    The War Graves Commission has advised the authorities at Australia House that the inscription on the tablet of the Australian Tunnelling Company monument at ...

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  26. JOKE CAUSES MURDER.

    The Paris correspondent of the "Daily Chronicle" relates how Julien Panton, of Saint Ouen, in a drunken frolic, painted a woman's face with ...

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  27. WAR IN ALBANIA.

    Civil war is reported to have broken out again in Albania. ...

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  28. THE ZINOVIEFF LETTER.

    In the House of Commons this afternoon Mr. Austen Chamberlain, the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs, mentioned that the authenticity of the ...

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  29. INDIAN COMMUNIST MEMBER.

    The British Parliamentary Labour party decided to-day not to admit to membership Mr. Shapurji Saklatvala, the Indian Communist who was ...

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  30. THE HOUSING PROBLEM.

    In the House of Commons yesterday afternoon, Mr. J. Wheatley, who was Minister for Health in Mr. Ramsay MacDonald's Government, moved ...

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  31. MURDER OF WIFE.

    Mr. Justice Shearman, in sentencing to death Arthur Robert Canhain, aged 55 years, a papermaker, for murdering his wife, stated: "My views are that this ...

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  32. RUSSIANS TOAST THE KING.

    The Russian representative in London (M. Rakevsky), who presided at a dinner to the Soviet Trade Delegation yesterday, proposed the toast of the ...

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  33. AT LANSDOWNE-CRESCENT.

    A large number of residents of West Hobart availed themselves of the invitation to gather at the Lansdowne-crescent School (where a "listening-in" set ...

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  34. SOURCES OF PARTY FUNDS.

    A surprising incident marked the opening of the sitting of the Commission appointed by the Chamber of Deputies to inquire into the sources of ...

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  35. S.S. COOMA.

    It was not till late this afternoon that the Australian Steamship Line's s.s. Cooma was able to obtain a full complement of firemen. The vessel left for ...

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  36. ENGLAND AND FRANCE. THE WITHDRAWAL OF THE AMBASSADOR.

    The Paris newspaper "Liberte," which is opposed to the present French Government, publishes a statement to-day declaring that the decision to withdraw ...

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  37. MERELY A TEST.

    During the performance many telephone calls were received at the studio from enthusiastic listeners-in, For one the line was held for a while while he turned his ...

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  38. THE NEWCASTLE COMPANY.

    The boyeott of the newcastle and Hunter River Co., which has been declared "black" by the Labour Council, at the instigation of the transport group, is a ...

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  39. SCARCELY AUDIBLE AT OATLANDS.

    The wireless concert broadcasted to-night from "The Mercury' office was scarcely audible by "listeners-in" in the Oatlands district. A very faint wave ...

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  40. SAFETY OF LIFE AT SEA.

    Largely as the outcome of the Trevessa steamship disaster a special lifeboat wireless plant has been perfected, and a proportion of the lifeboats on ...

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  41. COUNTERPOISE DIFFICULTIES.

    Last night the radiation could not be raised over two amperes. The reason for this failure was that a counterpoise, or second aerial, had not been erected. The ...

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  42. FUTURE OF THE EMPIRE.

    Sir Joseph Cook, the High Commissioner for Australia, lectured to-day at the Insurance Institute on the urgent problems of the world. He expressed the ...

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  43. EXPORT OF WAR MATERIAL

    The President of the Board of Trade (Sir Cunliffe-Lister) stated in the House of Commons to-day that licenses were issued last year for the export of war ...

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  44. MR. MACDONALD'S DENIAL.

    Mr. MacDonald, in a statement made to-day, says it is absolutely untrue that he made any representations for the withdrawal of Count de Saint-Aulaire. ...

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  45. LEAD POISONING IN MINES.

    The Privy Council dismissed to-day the appeal of the Victoria Insurance Co. from the judgment of the Supreme Court of New South Wales holding ...

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  46. HEARD AT NEW NORFOLK.

    The broadcasting programme sent out from Hobart to-night was received by a local "listener-in" for a few minutes only, when the concert was cut off by an ...

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  47. TO-NIGHT'S PROGRAMME.

    After the performance Mr. Cameron expressed himself as very well satisfied with the results that had been achieved, despite the difficulties which had been ...

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  48. JAPANESE SHIPWRECK.

    Revised official figures show that 111 persons were saved from the wreck of the Japanese special service vessel Kwanto, which on Sunday last went ...

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  49. WORKS OF ART.

    Sir Robert West, one of the trustees of the National Art Gallery, speaking at the Authors' Club dinner to-night, said they had no power to loan works of art to the ...

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  50. IN THE HUON.

    Owners of wireless plant in the Huon were disappointed at not hearing Hobart to-night, all being unsuccessful for different reasons. Messrs. Skinner Bros., of ...

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  51. MYSTERY PORT.

    The Pearson-Dorman-Long Company has bought the Government's entire interests in the war-time mystery port of Richborough. This isa beli[?]red to ...

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  52. LOCAL REPORTS.

    Mr. L. R. Moir, of Augustus-terrace, reported last night that he had heard the latter portion of the concert very clearly, although great difficulty was ...

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  53. BURNIE.

    Local listeners-in report that no success attended their efforts to pick up the first of the broadcasting programmes from Hobart. They heard nothing. ...

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